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[New York] Holy smokes! NY leads nation in smuggled cigarettes

“Public policies often have unintended consequences that outweigh their benefits,” Tax Foundation economist Scott Drenkard said in a statement. “High tax rates on cigarettes have led to unreliable revenue and increased criminal activity." New York has s
New York Journal News
added Feb 10, 2015 08:04

[Asia] Kyrgyzstan to increase excise tax on cigarettes

"The bill is aimed at preventing spread of such destructive habit like smoking. These goals are to be reached thanks to a series of measures, including fiscal instruments. This will significantly replenish the state budget and simplify tax administration
The News Agency (kg)
added Feb 5, 2015 09:58

[Asia, India] More Tax Means More Contraband Cigarette Intake: ITC

The more you tax cigarettes, the more is consumption of contraband tobacco products, said ITC chairman Y C Deveshwar while expressing hopes of a "moderate budget" this year. It may be noted that ITC's revenue from cigarettes grew by marginal 0.62 per ce
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Feb 2, 2015 18:48

Congress Should Back President Obama’s Tobacco Tax Plan – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives and Cut Health Care Costs

In his FY 2016 budget released today, President Obama urged Congress to increase the federal cigarette tax by 94 cents per pack and also increase taxes on other tobacco products. The tobacco tax changes would raise $95.1 billion in new revenue over 10 ye
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 2, 2015 17:50

[Korea - South] E-cigarette sales rise after cigarette price hike

Electronic cigarettes have become more popular among smokers because of this month's increase in the price of cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.83) per pack.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 13, 2015 15:11

[Asia] WHO praises tobacco control policy decisions by Kyrgyzstan

has praised Kyrgyzstan’s two important decisions to substantially strengthen the country’s tobacco control policy as part of the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC).
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:50

[Pennsylvania] Mixed reviews after two months of city's cigarette tax

is on track to generate $5 million more this year than expected for Philadelphia's public schools, while also causing subtle and significant shifts across the region. Some city merchants hate the $2-a-pack hike, saying it is costing them customers. Publi
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 7, 2014 17:40

[Minnesota] MN Tobacco Tax Crippling Retailers: Association

a coalition of Minnesota’s retailers, service stations, wholesales, grocers and convenience stores released a new study showing the devastating effects the state's 2013 tobacco tax has had on Minnesota retailers and their employees.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 27, 2014 15:29

Cigarette Taxes and Smuggling By State (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Oct 16, 2014 17:37

[Africa, India, Russia] BULLETIN Day 4 (PDF)

the Article 17 & 18 working group report poses a serious threat to the integrity of Article 5.3 and will give tobacco manufacturers and their agents a guaranteed back door to tobacco control policy discussions, if guiding principle 2 is adopted in its pr
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 15, 2014 20:43
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